Bushnell University Celebrates Spring Sports Season Highlights

EUGENE, Ore. – Bushnell University’s Spring athletic season recently concluded, marking the completion of the 2023-24 athletic calendar year. It was a memorable one for the Beacons. Athletes not only rewrote the record books but also showcased exemplary sportsmanship and brought home multiple titles.  Overall, the Beacons collected significant conference recognition, with two Cascade Collegiate…

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Internship Insights: Niamh Taylor-Hughes

EUGENE, Ore. – Niamh Taylor-Hughes, student-athlete from Wexford, Ireland, and member of Bushnell University’s women’s soccer team, recently completed her spring semester internship at the Eugene Metro Fútbol Club. This opportunity perfectly aligned with her interests in soccer and communication and her career aspirations. When asked what drew her to this internship, Taylor-Hughes shared, “I’m…

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Aspiring Business Leaders

In this Bushnell University student Q&A, we explore the stories of business students who have chosen to advance their education through programs in Bushnell’s School of Business, Leadership, and Technology and their aspirations to create meaningful impact in their communities. Faith Palmer Program: Master of Business Administration (Management) What inspired you to further your education?…

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Undergraduate Research: An Anchor of Lifelong Learning

Written by Reed Mueller, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty Trained as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Mueller’s research interests include psychotherapy outcome measurement, community-level prevention programs, and recently, metacognition and information literacy. On campus, Dr. Mueller teaches Neurodiverse Psychology, Theories of Personality, and Psychology of Religion. One of the classic…

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Bushnell University and Lane Community College’s Small Business Development Center Launch Undergraduate Credit for Small Business Management Program

EUGENE, Ore. – Starting June 1, small business owners who completed the Lane Small Business Development Center’s Small Business Management Program can earn up to 22.6 undergraduate college credits from Bushnell University. This translates into a first full term of Business education and additional elective credit towards an undergraduate degree, worth up to $11,000. Small…

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Busting Three Myths of a Christian Liberal Arts Education

Written by Stephen Andes, D.Phil, Professor of History I’m a true believer in the ideals of the liberal arts – even, I admit, a believer in their real-world value for today’s college student. But I have a confession to make: defending the liberal arts these days feels exceedingly idealistic, unrealistic, and downright impractical. It can…

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Richards Named Les Schwab Coach of Character

EUGENE, Ore. – Bushnell University’s Tommy Richards was named the 2023-24 Cascade Collegiate Conference Coach of Character, announced Friday by the conference office. Coaches who represent the core values of the NAIA – Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Sportsmanship and Servant Leadership – were nominated and voted on by the CCC’s athletic directors, and the Beacons’ Baseball coach has…

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Growing Future Leaders

Megan (VanMarter) Dean ’20 embodies the essence of finding one’s calling in education. Despite not initially planning to pursue this path, Dean’s journey led her to embrace her role at Eugene Christian School (ECS). In this Q&A, she reflects on her career choice, the significance of her role at ECS, and how her educational journey…

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The Home Stretch

We’re in the home stretch. At the time of this writing, the Venture Forward campaign has reached $17,700,000 toward our goal of $18,000,000. With six months left in this three-year effort, we’ve had 204 families, businesses, and granting agencies come together with gifts and pledges toward accomplishing six campaign objectives. Womack Residence Hall is completed…

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Beacons Contend at NAIA National Championships

Cook Competes at NAIA National Championship RESULTS | MARION, Ind.  – Senior Kaitlin Cook closed out her collegiate track & field career on Wednesday evening, running in the 3000m Steeplechase preliminary heat at the NAIA National Championships, taking place at Indiana Wesleyan University. Cook held true to her national seed coming into the race, taking 19th…

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